The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) (No.2) Regulations 2023 came into force on 29 April 2023.
This Guidance item reflects the regulations in force prior to that date.
For the regulations in force from 29 April 2023, please refer to the current Guidance item.

If a further complaint is exactly the same as the first or previous complaint, you are not entitled to a further fixed payment, whether under ABWOR or criminal legal aid.  Nor should you admit the client to further ABWOR or make application for a criminal legal aid certificate in connection with the new complaint.

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